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accident in hong kong tops our stories this morning. hong kong government officials say more than 30 people are dead and dozens more injured after a boat carrying utility workers colieded with the ferry. the boat was taking the workers and their families for a fireworks display for china's national day. >>> a decades-old mystery on the way to being solved today. scientists at michigan state university are analyzing soil samples that will help determine whether the remains of jimmy hoffa could be buried in a residential area of the city. the findings should be released today and they should be able to tell police whether human remains are present. the teamsters boss disappeared almost 40 years ago and his fate remains a mystery. >>> occupy protesters are expected to continue today with a veterans march planned at noon at freedom plaza. this week marks the one-year anniversary since the group began protests here in d.c. they want to bring new attention to the same issues that made them begin the movement in the first place last year. >>> president barack obama is still at a desert resort hudd
will talk about his. those who believe they want bigger government, more intrusive government, deficits as far as the eye can see will vote for him. those who think we should encourage economic growth, promote small business, and create more jobs will vote for me. >> the first debate will take place next wednesday night in denver. >>> president obama is urging patients when it comes to this country's economic recovery. he spoke of what he calls an economic patriotism during a rally yesterday in virginia beach. >> an economic patriotism rooted in the belief that growing our economy begins with a strong and thriving middle class. i won't pretend that getting there is easy. the truth is it's going to take a few more years to solve challenges that were building up over decades, but i want everybody here to understand our problems can be solved. our challenges will be met. >> the president will hold campaign events here in washington. >>> pick up the pace. that's d.c. council mayor marion berry's demand to council members investigating the 2010 campaign of vincent gray. he also accused prose
in madrid to demonstrate against the government's handling of the economic crisis there. protesters clashed with police all day during a march that stopped short of spain's parliament building. they're demanding new elections criticizing the government's tax cuts and hikes. more protests are expected today. today more than 1 million people across new zealand took part in an earthquake drill. the exercise is designed to teach people to find cover and hold on to something stable when the quake strikes. new zealand is hit by thousands of earthquakes each year. most of them are minor. in february of last year, a 6.3 magnitude quake hit the city of christchurch. >>> two neighbors are at odds over a 9/11 memorial in their backyard. thomas hackley says he was lucky to make it out of the world trade center towers ten years ago. he put up a memorial to honor those who did not make it out. it featureses two flags with a light. the neighbors called police, who gave him a fine. he says the battle is not over. >> it's not over. i don't want anyone to forget. it says, we will not forget. am i guilty? i'm
states the federal government will only recognize marriages between a man and a woman. the court will also hear a case that challenges whether race should be a factor in college admissions. a white student sued the university of texas after she claims she was rejected unfairly. >> there were people in my class with lower grades who weren't in all the activities that i was in who were being accepted into ut, and the only other difference between us was the color of our skin. >> the best way to get to racial diversity is to consider race in an individualized way that looks at the whole applicant. >> six of the supreme court justices attended a special mass yesterday. the traditional red mass takes place the sunday before the supreme court begins its new term. >>> today new laws will take effect to protect victims of domestic violence in maryland. people who have to leave their jobs because of the threat of violence will now be eligible for unemployment insurance benefits. also, judges will now have to report whether defendants have a domestically related relationship with their vic
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